Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Uncle Sam Goes to War


1914—Wilson Urges Sam to Be Calm

1915—The Kaiser Is Starting to Really Annoy Sam

1917—German Snakes Are Everywhere

A Serious Sam Asks Congress to Declare War

Sam Supports Liberty Bonds

A Stern Looking Sam Supports the Sedition Act

Beleaguered Over the League of Nations 


  1. You can get so much from a good cartoon--as these well illustrate. I really enjoyed them.

  2. I think it was the signature of the cartoonist, Clifford Berryman, who drew the first “Teddy bear”

    1. Aha! That send me down an interesting rabbit hole, with "Drawing the Line" at the start. Thank you.

  3. Excellent cartoons! Thanks for publishing Mike.